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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Miss Ivy accuse someone of doing during the party?
2. What does Katherine find warm and beautiful at the Mission?
3. At the end of the novel, what does the female Beauclaire twin suggest is hurting Katherine?
4. What is the woman who asks Katherine for medicine in Chapter 23 carrying?
5. What does Katherine remember that Constance emphasized when they first met?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Constance's daughter Madeleine die?
2. What does Constance Beauclaire tell Katherine about her journey to North America from France?
3. What do Georges and Connie play while on the sled in Chapter 28?
4. In Chapter 17, what does Katherine see when she looks at her reflection in a mirror?
5. Before she dies, what does Constance ask Katherine to do?
6. What does Jonathan come to see the Flannigans about in Chapter 28?
7. What causes Oh-Be-Joyful to truly be joyful at the end of Chapter 20?
8. In Chapter 26, what does Katherine's mother think of the life she has been living in Canada?
9. Why does Mike decide to retrieve the final wolf trap he set outside the house in Chapter 22?
10. Describe Sarah's workroom in Chapter 17.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the motif of family in the novel "Mrs. Mike." Describe the families of Katherine, Constance, and others. Is family important to Katherine? What does Constance mean when she talks about having more than one family?
Essay Topic 2
Analyze the Freedmans' use of irony. What are some examples of irony in the novel? How do these examples affect the reader's experience when reading the novel?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the setting of the novel. In what way is the setting an important aspect of this story? How might Katherine's life have been different if she had not lived in Northern Canada during this time?
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